Eastern Michigan University

Adding a Signature

You can create signatures for your email messages. your signature can contain text along with your name. For example, if the email is business related, you may want to add additional contact information with your signature. Once you create your signature, you can include your signature in all of your messages automatically.

Note:See Composing a Message for more information.

Follow these directions to create a signature:

  1. From the Preferences tab, click the Signatures tab.
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  2. From the Signatures section, click the Edit button to the right of the next empty Signature Name field.

    Note: If there are no empty Signature Name fields, click the Add Signature button first.
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  3. Type a descriptive name in the Signature Name field.
  4. Type your signature in the area under the Signature Name field.
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  5. From the Using Signatures section, select where the signature should be placed in your message.

    Note: Select Above... to add the signature to the end of composed text or Below... to add it to the end of an entire message.
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    Note: To create additional signatures, repeat steps 2-5.
  6. When you are finished, click the Save button in the upper left corner.
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Follow these directions to add a default signature to new email messages:

  1. From the Preferences tab, click the Accounts tab.
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  2. From the Accounts section, click Primary Account in the Account Name column.
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  3. From the Primary Account Settings section, click the Signature pull-down arrow and choose the desired default signature.
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  4. When you are finished, click the Save button in the upper left corner.
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